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Feb 1, 2013 10:00am EST
patient stories, visit lyrica.com. >>> to politics now, where president obama is expected to sign a bill that suspends the debt ceiling until may. the senate passed it, 64-34 yesterday. even though it puts off the debt ceiling debate until spring, the treasury says it could pay the nation's bills through this summer. >>> the federal elections commission says 7 billion with a b dollars spent on the 2012 campaign. that's not just the presidential election. it's all the candidates, parties and outside groups. >>> mitt romney's campaign quietly gave $90,000 to the red cross at the end of november. the donation was made about a month after hurricane sandy hit the east coast. >>> move over corey booker. geraldo rivera is considering running for u.s. senate in new jersey. the 69-year-old made the announcement on his radio show. >>> and bradley cooper is using his celebrity to draw attention to mental illness at a washington news conference. in his movie, "silver linings playbook" he plays a man with bipolar disorder. he and patrick kennedy are holding a news conference to talk about the st
MSNBC
Feb 1, 2013 7:00am PST
that at the end of the day, if senator reid brings something in the senate and president obama and vice president biden continue to prioritize this and put the pressure on, do you think -- it's possible something will pass. i'm surprised that this is -- has had the political staying power it has. i've seen so many other school shootings and massacres come and go where people talk about action and it didn't happen. but you know, the nra is still dug in, they're not giving any ground. and i think that, you know, as a classic case where you have a very popular support for changes. but it's not necessarily intense. whereas you have a very intense organized lobby in the nra and members of congress who feel incredibly strongly on the other side, you know, it's often a formula for stalemate. so i think it remains to be seen. but you're not seeing a lot of movement on the part of republicans right now. and at the end of the day, they can -- they'll determine whether anything passes that's significant. >> but, michael brings up a question, which is what exactly senator reid is going to be w
MSNBC
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am PST
revolutionized political communication. we saw it both in the success of the obama campaign in the fund raising arena and seen it in the ability of people to galvanize around a particular issue. that's what's so important about all of these things, the twitter and facebook. we use it extensively and it's a huge force. >> congressman yarmuth, thanks so much for taking the time. >> thank you, chris. >> as we watch gabby giffords continuing to come in. there is this level of emotion here. and really newtown took it to a level i don't think we've seen before. the parents have a piece in the "washington post," our country needs a new dialogue, one that doesn't follow the tired script of political squabbling. any improvement of our laws should not be decried as an attempt to take away rights. even those who lost the most are suggesting no such thing. >> do we need to see gabby giffords coming in and reminder of these 20 kids? >> apparently we do. there is a strong gun lobby and they oppose these things strongly. >> are they as strong as they were? >> i think so. there's been a lot of talk the
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